Overall rating and opinion of 30th Century: Escape by Mark

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My overall rating was 2 out of 4 stars. I liked the tropical setting the most. I disliked the sexual relationships the least, partly because they were not hinted at in any blurbs I read (and they were rather blatant not to be at least mentioned) and partly because they did not fit into the story in my opinion. I would not recommend this book due to the sexual content. I didn't care for the book myself, but I saw others likes it.
I'm curious as to why you think it didn't fit (genuinely curious). Was it that you thought sexuality in general didn't fit, or that specific relationship?

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This book is good but in the middle part till the next following chapters seemed too sexual as for me. I would rate this book as 2 out 4.

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I liked the story and the sci-fy aspects of the book. I did find that the sex scenes were a bit too much and didn't advance the plot.
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I have just finished my own review, not yet published. I really loved the storyline in this novel. The erotic scenes were a bit much towards the end so it's an adult novel. I had fun reading.

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I really loved this entire book. From the time travel to the romance. It was a really amazing book.

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I gave it 2 out of 4. I felt that this book was really more of a detailed outline than it was a book. Everything happened really quickly without any detail. Things either worked perfectly for Jennifer or caused a crisis that was immediately fixed by Jennifer. As everyone else mentioned, the second half was basically all about sex. What I found odd was that it basically happened between one page and the next. There was absolutely no mention of it in the beginning then all of the sudden it was an erotica - and not a very well written one. I wish it were either better written and more rounded or that I could read the brief outlines of the next books so I could get the story line completed without having to read the unnecessary parts.
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I think it was a really interesting story, heavy on the romance, (which i personally loved). I thought it was a great concept and it did not dissapoint.

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This is a good sci-fi thriller. But the sexual contents are not appropriate for young readers. However, I enjoyed the theme.
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My rating is 1 out of 4. It was a heavy read for an ordinary reader who don't understand complex physics topics. It was less sci-fi and more of an erotic book. Description was misleading. The blurb said it has 48 pages but after downloading, it had 347 pages.
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I gave it 2 stars. The concept was good and I was intrigued by the diversity of the characters, but ultimately it just wasn't well executed.
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I didn't enjoy the book at all. I found the story very difficult to follow, especially in the beginning. There were so many different characters, and so many things going on, which resulted in me being very confused. It was also extremely sexual and graphic, which I did not expect at all as I did not find any evidence of it in the description of the book. These sections really just popped out of nowhere as well, sort of midway through the book. Would not recommend!
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I really didn't like this novel. I didn't think a consistent plot developed quickly enough and the sex scenes were way to prominent a theme within the story.

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Although the book was slightly unrealistic. I found the positive outlook on life endearing. I still have to give it a 2 out of 4 but the author has potential. The blatant sexual content was amusing and definitely different which is a start.

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